What will I learn?

A Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences with a Pre-Physician Assistant concentration is available for students pursuing acceptance into Physician Assistant graduate level programs. This concentration prepares students for admission to Physician Assistant graduate programs by providing graduates with the fundamentals required for transitioning into advanced degrees. In addition, all students will receive guidance from advisors on graduate program clinical requirements, simulated interviews, personal statement and resume reviews. The Pre-Physician Assistant program provides students with the skills necessary to succeed in many biology based careers and graduate programs.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

  • To prepare students for successful entry into Physician Assistant and/or related graduate programs.
  • To create a strong foundation of critical enquiry, scientific analysis and biological knowledge required for success in graduate programs.
  • To cultivate student’s laboratory techniques routinely applied in medical science.
  • To develop students written and verbal competencies, enabling them to formulate concise and accurate reports of experimental work.
  • To develop students capable of using the scientific methods to design experimental studies and statistically analyze the results.
  • To develop biomedical professionals who practice within a legal, ethical framework.
  • To develop students through the integration of content relating to current concepts of life sciences, physical sciences, and interdisciplinary studies.

Program Outline

To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences with a Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration, students must earn 120 credit hours as described below. The length of this program is approximately 35 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

Which department am I in?

Tampa Campus

Study options

Full Time (35 months)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Tampa Campus

5002 West Waters Ave.,

TAMPA,

Florida,

33634, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States). Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

For international students

  • Successful completion of a secondary school program that is equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States.)
  • Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses.
  • If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keiser University

Keiser University has a strong international character to its student body, providing a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world.

  • Career-focused education
  • Campuses across Florida and the world
  • Associate, bachelor’s, master’s & doctorate degree programs
  • Learning culture of ‘students first’